switching pad

switching pad

[′swich·iŋ ‚pad]
(electronics)
Transmission-loss pad automatically cut in and out of a toll circuit for different desired operating conditions.
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Switching PADs allowed Transamerica's upgrade of the South Pasadena to Atlanta connection.
Switching PADs convert data from the varied terminals in Atlanta to the X.25 protocol.
SmartNet 3700 Switches provide the connection and call routing between the Switching PADs in Atlanta and the mainframe in South Pasadena.